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Moving the piano

Senior Aaron Hong's summer experiences in Zhuhai, China, teaching music with DukeEngage

Wednesday, August 22, 2018
If you are a pianist, have you ever had to move your own piano onstage and wire it into a massive portable sound system before your performance? This is one of the many firsts that I went through during my experience in DukeEngage Zhuhai in China. This program gave me a lot of firsts: first time... Read More »
Duke saxophonists perform at the National Biennial Conference of the North American Saxophone Alliance

Duke saxophonists perform at the National Biennial Conference of the North American Saxophone Alliance

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
The Duke University Saxophone Quartet (shown l to r with instructor Susan Fancher in the center:  Glenn Huang, Larissa Cox, Bilva Sanaba, and Matthew Tedesco) will perform Revolution by Marc Mellits on a master class by the Kumoi Saxophone Quartet on March 9. Duke... Read More »

Sophomore Robby Meese participated in a week-long conducting class in England

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
During the intensive program, Meese conducted the London Classical Soloists in rehearsal and two concerts while receiving coaching from Achim Holub on conducting technique, musical interpretation, and creating a successful career as a conductor. With the orchestra, he worked on the... Read More »
Duke in New York students create exhibit for the NY Public Library for the Performing Arts

Duke in New York students create exhibit for the NY Public Library for the Performing Arts

Wednesday, January 3, 2018
The five undergraduates were students in Prof. Louise Meintjes' Fall 2017 Duke in New York class "Sound in Social Life." Jessica Wood (Ph.D. 2010), Assistant Curator, Music Division, at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts helped the students put together the disco-... Read More »

BRITISH MUSIC & EUROPE in the age of Brexit

Monday, September 25, 2017
All symposium events, including concerts, are free and open to the public. No registration is necessary.   For inquiries, contact Philip Rupprecht: philipr@duke.edu   Paper Abstracts   Common Currencies (Philip Rupprecht)   Friday, November 3 PANEL 1... Read More »
2017 Music Department Graduates

2017 Music Department Graduates

Friday, May 26, 2017
Music Graduation 2017 Undergraduate Degrees Conferred   First Major Jonathan Aisenberg, Highest Distinction: Composition, Filamentary, for Orchestra & Original Chamber Works Emily Levinstone Ying Ni Nicole Wong Second Major Xiating Chen Jake Grusd, ... Read More »

2017 Music Department Award Winners

Friday, May 26, 2017
Department of Music Awards The Ann-Marie Parsons Memorial Prize:  Justin Bryant This award was established in 1991 in memory of Ann-Marie Parsons (Trinity '92) and recognizes excellence in the field of jazz studies. The William Klenz Prize in Music Composition:  ... Read More »
Pianist David Geng (Class of '19) will perform at Carnegie Hall in May

Pianist David Geng (Class of '19) will perform at Carnegie Hall in May

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
David Geng is a rising Junior pursuing a Mathematics major, Computer Science minor, and on the Pre-Medical Track.  He is originally from Princeton, NJ and has been playing piano for 13 years. At Duke, he studies piano with Professor Randall Love. Most recently, David has been accepted... Read More »
Clara Yang (T '11) receives Fulbright Graduate Degree Grant

Clara Yang (T '11) receives Fulbright Graduate Degree Grant

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Clara graduated from Duke in 2011 with a double major in Music (concentration in flute performance) and Biology. After college, she taught seventh grade science through Teach For America in Red Hook, Brooklyn, and was also a teaching artist with the Youth Orchestra of St. Luke’s and the New... Read More »
2016 Music Department Graduates

2016 Music Department Graduates

Friday, May 13, 2016
Music Graduation 2016 Undergraduate Degrees Conferred   First Major Judner (Jay) Attys ​Michael Devito, High Distinction: Paper, “Modern Jazz: a Study in Composition and Performance” Adriana Dickerson Sophia Santore, Distinction: Composition, It Happened, and... Read More »

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